UK Covid-19 latest: Gov says further 155 people died within 28 days of positive test

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Department of Health bosses posted a further 30,693 new infections over the last 24 hours, up 25 per cent on the 41,278 recorded last Saturday. It was the 14th day in a row cases fell week-on-week, barring Monday – a blip that was down to Wales not publishing any infection numbers the previous week. The number of people dying with the virus also fell 6.6 per cent to 155, down from 166 last Saturday. And hospitalisations fell to 1,055 on Tuesday, the latest date data is available for. They were down 3.2 per cent on the previous week.

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